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Student actors perform a rehearsal of The American Clock on Saturday, Apr. 1, 2017 at the Guthrie Theater.

UMN BFA Actor Training Program to showcase “The American Clock”

by Maddy Folstein
Published April 6, 2017
The University's BFA senior class will perform the Arthur Miller play April 13 through 23 at the Guthrie Theater.
Guest speakers Harry Waters Jr. and Thomasina Petris, both local actors and teachers, read sections of the play Anna in the Tropics during a class at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. The On Stage program works to bring theater into classrooms like this one and the Twin Cities community.

Local group OnStage works to connect Twin Cities audiences with theater

by Maddy Folstein
Published March 9, 2017
The discussion-based organization hosts workshops with students and community members about local theater
The cast of These Things Happen perform on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at the Phoenix Theater in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis-produced play ‘These Things Happen’ graces Phoenix Theater stage

by Joe Cristo
Published February 22, 2017
The play is written and directed by local playwright L. Alan Mason.
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King Lear, by William Shakespeare, directed by Joseph Haj
Guthrie Theater,  2/10/17
Lighting Design: Jennifer Tipton
Scenic Design: Marion Williams
Costume Design: Jennifer Moeller

Photo Credit: T Charles Erickson

‘King Lear’ is back at the Guthrie Theater after a 20 year hiatus

by Sophia Vilensky
Published February 22, 2017
Alas, the man in charge is mad.
Albert Walla poses for a portrait on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at Northrop Auditorium. Walla is an ASL teacher at Eden Prarie High School and an avid theater attendee.

Twin Cities theaters make plays more accessible to deaf community

by Katie Lauer
Published February 16, 2017
Many Twin Cities theaters actively provide accommodations for their patrons, but that level of accessibility isn’t always the norm.
The original broadway cast of Hamilton.

‘Hamilton’ will be here eventually, Minneapolis

by Maddy Folstein
Published January 19, 2017
The Chicago production of “Hamilton” offers a stunning glimpse at what Minneapolis has to look forward to.
The Guthrie Theaters production of Sense and Sensibility, adapted by Kate Hamill and directed by Sarah Rasmussen.

Review: The Guthrie’s “Sense and Sensibility”

by Maddy Folstein
Published September 22, 2016
The Guthrie Theater’s production of “Sense and Sensibility” is charming, fresh and witty — just like the Dashwood sisters in the center of drama.
Abby Guggisberg practices aerial silks at Circus Juventas at their location in the Highland neighborhood of St. Paul on July 22.

At Circus Juventas, youth learn the ropes

by Sophia Vilensky
Published July 27, 2016
At Circus Juventas’ summer show, “Wonderland,” acrobatics students refine their craft and train for professional careers.

Staging a sonic odyssey

by Danylo Loutchko
Published April 28, 2016
Swandive Theatre opens “Kid Simple: a radio play in the flesh” at the Southern Theater.
Left to right, director Nicole M. Smith, writer Amoke Kubat and actress Jennifer Johnson pose for portraits at Intermedia Arts on Wednesday, where their upcoming show ANGRY BLACK WOMAN and Well Intentioned White Girl will be put on this Saturday.

Exploring the tension

by Jared Hemming
Published April 28, 2016
North Minneapolis artist Amoke Kubat premieres her new play on Saturday.

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